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Rajasthan Sikhs question Akal Takht edict

Abohar, Punjab: The trustees of Gurdwara Buddha Johad in Raisinghnagar segment of Sriganganagar in Rajasthan today questioned the rationale behind the Akal Takht edict of censuring two and excommunicating one of them following a dispute over the change of the guard. Baldev Singh Brar, a trustee and son of BJP former state minister Gurjant Singh Brar, claimed at a meet-the-press programme ...

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Badal slams Haryana Cong for separate gurdwara committee

Talwandi Sabo, Punjab: Reacting to the recent statement by Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda that the state would have a separate gurdwara committee for Haryana, Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday said the Congress was playing with fire as Sikhs would not tolerate interference in their religious affairs. He said the move to divide Sikhs was uncalled for ...

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Why no turbaned Sikh in Union Cabinet, Cong MLA asks Modi

Chandigarh: Lauding the efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in downsizing his Cabinet, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) vice-president and Guruharsahai MLA Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi today pointed out that there was no turbaned Sikh in the Union Ministry. “The Sikhs have a history of supreme sacrifices in defending the country. Starting from fighting the Mughals to the struggle for Independence, ...

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Inspired by India’s culture, US professor writes books on Sikh diaspora, religion

Ludhiana, Punjab: For the past 40 years, I have been reading about Sikh culture and written three books on Sikhs and their religion. However, the topic of my first thesis was related to Sikhism, as it was the comparison between Harbhajan Singh Yogi’s followers and immigrant sikhs. Yogi told that his Sikhs, whom he called ‘Gore Sikh’ were following the ideals ...

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Sikh Truck Driver Shot Outside His Home in California

California, USA: A 45-year-old Sikh truck driver was shot dead by police in the city of Bakersfield in southern California on Sunday morning. According to reports in the local media, the victim has been identified as Jaspal Singh. The police reportedly responded to a call about domestic disturbance from a home near Oswell Street on San Mateo Drive in Bakersfield. ...

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